MAC’s Richard A. Henson Wellness Center gym will be open Monday, Nov. 23.
All classes will be offered in person, as well as virtually.

Our mission is to provide programs and services that preserve dignity, health and independence for an aging population

Richard A. Henson Wellness Center

The Richard A. Henson Wellness Center gym is open!
The gym is operating at 50% capacity in accordance with Gov. Hogan's executive order on the reopening of fitness centers in Maryland, and for the safety of its members.

Hours are Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Please click here to see new rules, regulations, and information

Please click here for UPDATED Class Schedule

The Richard A. Henson Wellness Center offers a wide variety of programs and services targeted toward addressing the health concerns and needs of older persons. The center’s goal is to enable and to empower members to be physically active and to maintain and enhance their level of independence.

“Technology Tools for Caregivers” can help with every day life

Family caregivers manage health emergencies, juggle priorities and suffer isolation – and all that was before COVID-19. The pandemic brings even more challenges for family caregivers. The good news: there’s technology that can help with everyday life for caregivers, from special telephones and video communication systems, to big button TV remotes, medical alert systems, and…

Read More

Have you received a call saying you overpaid a utility bill? It’s probably a scam!

Have you received a call saying you paid too much on a utility bill? Beware: it’s probably a scam! You may receive a call saying you paid too much on a utility bill. To make up for this mistake, they say, you’ll get a cash refund and a discount on your future bills. All you…

Read More

Adopt a grandparent for the holidays!

Not even a pandemic can stop the holidays from coming to the homes of vulnerable MAC clients, via the Adopt-a-Grandparent program! The program will look a little different, however, due to COVID-19. Here’s the plan: Needed are gift bags specifically for a male or female. Bags should be 18-by-12 inches, or smaller, so they are…

Read More

Finding Joy as a Caregiver During the Holidays & COVID-19

What do the holidays typically mean to you? Has the pandemic prompted you to do anything differently to prepare for this holiday season? Is the joy of the holiday season present within you and in your home? The holiday season is nearing and COVID-19 is still a pressing matter for us all. A virtual discussion…

Read More

Feeding Your Loved One: Tips for Caregivers

In conjunction with Malnutrition Awareness Week, Administration for Community Living National Nutritionist Judy Simon shares the following strategies to ensure your loved one is eating well. Feeding Your Loved One: Tips for Caregivers Approximately 85% of people with dementia and chronic illness are cared for exclusively in their own homes, and one major worry for…

Read More

We are proud to serve senior citizens in Dorchester, Somerset, Wicomico and Worcester counties on the Lower Shore of Maryland.